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  • Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island

    Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island

    ★★★½

    One of my all time favorite kids cartoon movie. It holds up!

  • A Ghost Story

    A Ghost Story

    ★★★★

    I nearly gave up on this one a few minutes in. I'm very glad I didn't.

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  • Detachment

    Detachment

    ★★★★★

    Like the movie, this review is hard to get through.

    Some movies are like a storm. There is the calm before the storm, the first gusts, the eye, and then the final tempest rolls through. Like a storm, Detachment whisks you on a directionless emotional flight. When you've finally been put back on the ground, you are just as lost as you were in the air.

    This is a consequential movie that has left me breathless, broken and despondent. If I judge my film of the year based on emotional response, this one might just have it.

  • Tetra Vaal

    Tetra Vaal

    ★★★★

    A nice "first step into the future" animation clip. Only a minute long, but enough to inspire a later Blomkamp work, Chappie, the upcoming zef comedy featuring Die Antwoord.